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Communication/Conferences: How Google is trying to protect your drug supply

Communication/Conferences: How Google is trying to protect your drug supply

United States - March 5, 2014 - Nationaljournal.com

Illegal online pharmacies are a particularly dangerous and elusive sector of the growing problem of counterfeit drugs.

As a result, major Internet players—including Google—are working with the federal government to battle the problem. Aiming to pinpoint and verify every alleged online pharmacy is near-impossible, so the focus is instead on limiting their use through consumer education, restricting their appearance in Internet searches, and enforcing harsher punishment.